• 6 alternative  activities to consider on a rainy day
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    6 alternative activities to consider on a rainy day

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    June/July each year is greeted with so many mixed feelings in Ghana. For some, it represents a time when their plants will be well watered to ensure a great yield. For others, the downpouring rains will render them homeless. No matter the side on which we are, it doesn’t stop the rains from pouring down when it has to. … Read the rest

  • Mobile Report: Jumia Travel sees 33% increase in conversion rate on Progressive Web App
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    Mobile Report: Jumia Travel sees 33% increase in conversion rate on Progressive Web App

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    umia Travel presents a report about her mobile strategy in the continent. Google does a study about the Progressive Web App launched recently by the Online Travel agency.

    Highlights:

    • 33% higher conversion rate

    • 50% lower bounce rate

    • 12X more users versus native apps (Android & IOS)

    • 5X less data used

    • 2X less data to complete first transaction

    • 25X less device

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  • The impact of ecotourism on Ghana’s growing economy
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    The impact of ecotourism on Ghana’s growing economy

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    Ecotourism? Is this just new word or a great invention in tourism? Generally is is  defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education”. It is spreading like wildfire and contributing greatly to many developing economies. Ghana is one of such countries benefitting from ecotourism. Recently, … Read the rest

  • 7 Ways To Spot a Ghanaian Abroad
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    7 Ways To Spot a Ghanaian Abroad

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    Just like the MTN slogan ‘’Everywhere you go’’, you will find a Ghanaian. Sometimes it’s mysterious to find out that there is a Ghanaian in some countries you hitherto wouldn’t have even heard about. Guess what? There are Ghanaians in Transnistria, Tuvalu, Kyrgyzstan, Bhutan among others. For many reasons, Ghanaians travel abroad. Some go to further their education, a few … Read the rest

  • Slow infrastructure advancement hindering Tourism and Hospitality Growth in Africa
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    Slow infrastructure advancement hindering Tourism and Hospitality Growth in Africa

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    Destinations with strongest growth in international arrivals in 2016 were Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Ghana, Sudan, and Seychelles according to the Jumia Travel Hospitality Report for Africa which was launched about a week ago. Figures from that report also indicate that foreign visitor spending stood at 36.3% in 2016 (USD 40.7 bn), and is expected to grow by 5.3% in 2017

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  • 5 lucrative short term businesses for tourists in Ghana
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    5 lucrative short term businesses for tourists in Ghana

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    ‘’Obroni’’, as most light skinned foreigners are affectionately called form the vast majority of tourists who visit Ghana. They are a unique group of adventurous travelers who defy all odds to explore our beautiful country and continent while learning new things and experiencing new cultures in the process. The minority of such tourists are also dark skinned Africans and Black-Americans … Read the rest

  • Growing Tourism in Ghana; What our entertainers must do
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    Growing Tourism in Ghana; What our entertainers must do

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    A nation overflowing with amazing talents in different fields of endeavour. Ghana! Our motherland. The black shining star of Africa and the world. Wherever you go, whatever field you find yourself, there is a Ghanaian excelling there. Talk about sports, industry, commerce and  technology. You will find at least one Ghanaian who is shinning so bright. In entertainment, Ghanaians have … Read the rest

  • Kaya Tours Rolls Out New Tour Packages to Boost Domestic Tourism
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    Kaya Tours Rolls Out New Tour Packages to Boost Domestic Tourism

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    After successfully organizing a one of a kind ‘’experiential fun trip to Kwahu,’as part of its Njoy Ghana Tours initiative during this year’s Easter, Kaya Tours, Ghana’s leading destination marketing  company, is once again introducing a new set of tour packages that are geared towards further enhancing the domestic tourism drive.

    The packages which are six in all have been Read the rest

  • Ghana Must Go ; Top 5 Places Ghanaians love to visit in Nigeria
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    Ghana Must Go ; Top 5 Places Ghanaians love to visit in Nigeria

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    ‘’Ghana must go’’ is a very popular phrase in both Ghana and Nigeria. In Ghana, many people refer to the colorful checked jute bags as ‘’Ghana Must Go’’. This may be attributed to the use of these type of bags in 1983 by the large number of illegal Ghanaian immigrants in Nigeria who were returned to their home country. Today, … Read the rest

  • Forbes Woman Africa Launches First Television Show, “Against the Odds with Peace Hyde”
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    Forbes Woman Africa Launches First Television Show, “Against the Odds with Peace Hyde”

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    The show will feature women who are trailblazers in their respective fields of business and who inspire younger women to be bold and break boundaries, contributing to the narrative of growing female power on the African continent
    LAGOS, Nigeria, April 27, 2017/ — FORBES WOMAN AFRICA (www.ForbesAfrica.com), the continent’s first-ever women’s interest magazine from the highly-successful FORBES
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  • 5 beautiful Hotels in Ghana you never knew existed
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    5 beautiful Hotels in Ghana you never knew existed

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    In times past, hotels and guesthouses were the preserve of the elite and well-to-do in society. The main customers were foreign travelers and businessmen from all over the world. These days, nearly everyone uses a hotel or guesthouse. The market woman who travels from Accra to Kumasi to pick up wares for sale, the businessman who comes to Accra from … Read the rest

  • The 3 steps to maximize Ghana’s Tourism Potential
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    The 3 steps to maximize Ghana’s Tourism Potential

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    As children, I am pretty sure we all went on one excursion or another. Whether it was a children’s service trip to Mt. Afadjato, a Red Cross Association trip to The Kakum National park or even a Wildlife Club journey to The Cape Coast Castle, we had the experience of our lives. Sight seeing and learning about the history of … Read the rest

  • Why always Kwahu? 5 Other fun places to spend Easter in Ghana
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    Why always Kwahu? 5 Other fun places to spend Easter in Ghana

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    ‘’Kwahu ooo Kwahu’’ This is a very popular jargon you will hear in Ghana around this period. You know what it means right? EASTER is here!!! Ghanaians like to party and fun is probably the first word after independence in the dictionary of many Ghanaians. Kwahu, in the mountainous Eastern region of Ghana is renowned for the massive euphoria and

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  • 5 Places to avoid going alone in Ghana
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    5 Places to avoid going alone in Ghana

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    The age old cliche that ‘Ghana is a peaceful country, seems to be one of the most attractive pitch points when convincing foreigners to visit. This is also because crime isn’t something that is very popular in Ghana. However, there is no country or city in the world without crime. No matter how small, everyone is at risk of falling … Read the rest

  • 5 reasons why Ashanti’s are the richest people in Ghana
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    5 reasons why Ashanti’s are the richest people in Ghana

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    ‘’Sika’’ or ‘’Jw3t33’’ are very popular terms used to caption money or riches in many Ashanti or Akan parts of Ghana. A rich person, known as ‘’sikanyin’’ in twi represents someone who has amassed so much wealth that he/she stands out in community or the society. Some have even reached national and international status. One overwhelming fact about these … Read the rest

  • Healthcare; a very important piece of the hospitality cake
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    Healthcare; a very important piece of the hospitality cake

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    I have a dream! To travel around the world and experience different cultures. To taste amazing foods and drink funny looking cocktails. To go sky diving from the highest mountains, ziplining from the tallest trees and swim in the deepest parts of the blue oceans. However, anytime i begin to plan my trip, one very important thing holds me back. … Read the rest

  • PHOTOSHOOT: Imagery Extraordinaire – Telling the stories of the goddess, Abena Kyei Boakye through the lenses!
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    PHOTOSHOOT: Imagery Extraordinaire – Telling the stories of the goddess, Abena Kyei Boakye through the lenses!

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    ‘Redefining beauty…’ CEO of SUZZYMENS ventures and ENO BOAKYEWAA Foundation; and the GMB 3rd Runner-up 2011, Abena Kyei Boakye has resurfaced on the screen with sheer excellence and resonant beauty in her new captivating photo shoot.

    The rays from the lenses of SWAG of AFRICA highlighted the depth of her beauty and brought to live Venus.

    It is … Read the rest

  • 60 years on; 6 of Ghana’s Greatest Achievements
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    60 years on; 6 of Ghana’s Greatest Achievements

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    Hip Hip Hip – Hurray!!!

    Champagnes popping, firecrackers going wild, merry making and excitement all around the country. Indeed, we have a cause to celebrate. Ghana is 60 years. 60 great years of industry, rich culture, heritage, and tradition. 60 long years of ups and downs, of successes and failures and more yet to come. However, as we celebrate this … Read the rest

  • Jumia Travel Expands to New Destinations in Africa & Across the World
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    Jumia Travel Expands to New Destinations in Africa & Across the World

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    The African No.1 Online Travel Agency Announces more properties, hitting 300,000 hotels across the world and 30,000 in Africa.

    Accra, 8th March,2017 – Jumia Travel is further solidifying its global presence in the hotel, travel, and tourism ecosystem, unveiling new continental and international destinations. The company has registered an inventory of more than 30,000 hotels in Africa and over … Read the rest

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